EDGE Group renames its secure communications capability as KATIM

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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EDGE Group, one of the world’s leading advanced technology groups for defense and beyond, has rebranded its entity DIGITAL14 as KATIM, a leader in the development of innovative and ultra-secure communication solutions for defense, intelligence, government, and private sector clients worldwide.

The Group said in a statement that the reimagining of the KATIM brand comes in light of major shifts in the technological field that create new challenges to effectively addressing the ever-expanding threat landscape.

According to the Group, “KATIM delivers trust in a world where cyber risks are a constant threat, and fulfills the increasing demand for advanced and globally competitive cyber capabilities by providing robust, secure, end-to-end solutions centered on four core business units, Networks, Ultra Secure Mobile Devices, Applications, and Satellite Communications.”

With a “secure-by-design” approach from concept to completion, KATIM’s cross-platform products and solutions ensure end-to-end encryption of voice, video, and data, through reliable and dedicated networks.

Faisal Al Bannai
Faisal Al Bannai
Chairman of Board

“The launch of KATIM, following its restructuring, rebranding, and successful integration into EDGE’s Electronic Warfare & Cyber Technologies cluster, is a major development that will strengthen our position as a global leader in the provision of advanced secure communications solutions. EDGE’s extensive product portfolio perfectly aligns with our future growth plans in the global market and KATIM will ensure we remain agile and at top of our game in this field. Our customers’ needs are constantly evolving, and we’re constantly adding new capabilities to meet their operational requirements. We look forward to continuing our great work with KATIM.”

Strengthening its position as one of the world’s leading advanced technology groups, EDGE is committed to remaining at the forefront of rapid technological advancements, delivering end-to-end solutions for its customers with speed, and redefining cross-collaboration synergies across its entities to create optimized benefits through interoperable technology.

Mr. Waleid Al Mesmari, Senior Vice President – Electronic Warfare & Cyber Technologies at EDGE and Acting CEO of KATIM stated that, “As the market for secure communication solutions accelerates, the launch of the new KATIM brand could not come at a more opportune time for EDGE. Powering some of the most important conversations in the world, KATIM’s sovereign cryptography solutions provide unmatched security to government and homeland security agencies’ day-to-day operations, and ensure a nation’s leaders can communicate without compromise.”

“Through an innovative technology that integrates software, hardware, and quantum technologies, KATIM offers highly scalable, reliable, and secure solutions with cutting-edge technologies. By combining business activities, KATIM will leverage EDGE’s strong ecosystem, strategic partnerships, and market access,” Mr. Al Mesmari added.

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